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Integrated Plus – how the relationship of social prescribing, the voluntary sector and general practice has made a difference to the people of Dudley
Aiesha Turner, a locality link officer for Integrated Plus in Dudley and Netherton, talks about the benefits of having PCNs having social prescribing link workers based in the voluntary sector, and the impact they have been making during the coronavirus pandemic.
Tim Anfilogoff, Head of Community Resilience at Herts Valleys CCG, and NHS England’s Social Prescribing Regional Facilitator for the East of England, looks at the crucial role of social prescribing in responding to COVID-19 and the lessons learnt for the future.
Dr Jessica Hollingworth, GP partner at Linthorpe Surgery in Middlesborough, has recently introduced social prescribing link workers to her practice, but they are already proving invaluable in the response to Covid-19.
Heather Etheridge, Head of Service at the Be Well Service, Big Life Group, talks about how Manchester’s social prescribing service has adapted to respond to COVID-19.
Action Together is the community and voluntary sector infrastructure support organisation for Tameside (CVS). Here, their social prescribing team shares their experience of responding to the coronavirus pandemic.
How two new social prescribing link workers have become part of the PCN response to COVID-19 in Trafford
Clair Broomhead and Sinead Mackin are Primary Care Network (PCN) Social Prescribing Link Workers in Sale, Trafford. Here they explain how they have been supporting people’s health and wellbeing during the pandemic.
This year has been one of the most challenging years in the NHS’ history. Last Sunday, the nation came together to reflect on the commitment, courage and sacrifice shown by so many across the country. Throughout the last few months we have seen countless examples of people doing their best and achieving amazing things to […]